This is a presentation given on Cal Day (UC-Berkeley open house) on April 21, 2007. Speaker is Doris Sloan, professor of Geology at UC-Berkeley. Abstract: Hear Berkeley's own award-winning author of Geology of the San Francisco Bay Region. She'll discuss fascinating geological features of our region and share her favorite discoveries. Her book highlights Bay Area locations, open to the public, that best illustrate local geology. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: geology, san francisco bay area
byPinney, Laura Ann Young, 1849-; Pierce, Ella N. [Illustrator]
Book from Project Gutenberg: Within the Golden Gate A Souvenir of San Francisco Bay Library of Congress Classification: PS Topic: San Francisco Bay (Calif.) -- Poetry Source: http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/27727
Years ago, artists would walk around the muck at the edge of the San Francisco Bay in Emeryville, and build loads of sculptures out there on the flats, created from driftwood and found objects that drivers would enjoy as they motored south on the old Highway 17 (known in numerous radio ads as 'Highway 17, The Nimitz'). Grabbing material off someone else’s work was considered fair game and part of the fun, and contributed a kinetic dynamic to the ongoing display. Now the place is a park, and... Topics: San Francisco Bay, wood sculpture
Real estate promotional film on Oakland, California and her sister cities made by Wickham Havens, a local developer. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews ) Topic: San Francisco Bay Area: Oakland
Additional Title: San Francisco PeninsulaDescription: Silent travelogue documenting the San Francisco Peninsula. The film begins with a drive over the Golden Gate Bridge to Fisherman's Wharf, and features scenes of cable cars, ships in the Bay, the Legion of Honor, Japanese Tea Garden, Lloyd Lake and the Marin Headlands, before heading south on Highway 1 past Ocean Beach and Daly City. Commuters are shown exiting the Southern Pacific railway followed by quick scenes of the major roadways:... Topics: californialightandsound, Travelogue, San Francisco Bay Area (Calif.)
byStanford University. Libraries & Academic Information Resources. Social Sciences Resource Group
This collection focuses on collecting the Web sites and government documents of the local and regional governments geographically centered around the San Francisco bay area. We're extremely interested -- for purely academic reasons -- in how this collection is being used and would be grateful if users would share that information with us. Please email James Jacobs, Government Information Librarian, at jrjacobs AT stanford DOT edu. User privacy is extremely important so of course any stories and... Topics: San Francisco Bay Area (Calif.)--Politics and Government, Local government--California--San...